HP to strengthen client networks for virtualization, multimedia and mobile devices

HP announced the launch of new networking products and services based on the HP FlexNetwork architecture that delivers the increased flexibility clients need to keep pace with the demands of globalization and IT consumerization.


The new HP Networking solutions for virtualization, multimedia applications and enterprise mobility simplify migration to newer Internet Protocols, the 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) networking standard and virtualized branch services.


Enterprises need a simpler networking infrastructure that’s scalable and flexible to keep pace with the dynamic needs of business applications,” said Bethany Mayer, senior vice president and general manager, Networking, HP.  


HP FlexFabric solutions for the data center include the new 10 GbE HP 5900 top-of-rack switch and the updated HP 12500 switch series, which enables clients to improve the performance of server-to-server traffic by up to 80 percent,


HP FlexCampus offerings include the new HP 3800 stackable switches, which provide up to 450 percent higher performance, and a new reference architecture for campus environments that unifies wired and wireless networks to support mobility and high-bandwidth multimedia applications;


An expanded HP FlexBranch portfolio of new virtualized service modules with technology from HP partners VMware and Citrix helps to speed the service delivery of applications to branch offices, while saving 21 percent in cost;


HP FlexManagement with integrated mobile network access control (NAC) in HP Intelligent Management Center 5.1 streamlines enterprise access to mobile devices and protects IT infrastructure from mobile threats;


New specialized services facilitate the migration to IPv6 while simplifying the customer transition, ensuring business continuity and minimizing business risk;


New low-rate financing program allows U.S. channel partners to affordably acquire HP Networking demonstration equipment with minimal up-front capital investment.


HP FlexFabric solutions deliver a simplified data center network fabric that eliminates unnecessary layers of equipment, reduces bottlenecks, and leads to increased performance and greater simplicity in implementing and managing applications on the network.


HP offers unified management of both virtual and physical environments across heterogeneous networks with HP FlexManagement, the updated HP Intelligent Management Center (IMC) 5.1 that now supports 5,786 devices from more than 150 manufacturers and helps protect IT infrastructures from possible threats from mobile devices and mobile-centric applications.




To ease the deployment of network-based services, HP also unveiled virtualized services modules for the HP 5400zl and 8200zl switches.




The HP Advanced Services zl Module with VMware vSphere 5 and HP Advanced Services zl Module with Citrix XenServer platforms deliver 57 percent lower power consumption and 43 percent reduction in space versus competing products.




Recently, HP Enterprise Services announced expanded telecom offerings to help customers plan and execute transformation strategies that lead to business growth.




HP expanded two portfolios that support communications service providers (CSPs): HP Solutions Consulting Services (HP SCS) and HP Operations Support Systems Transformation solutions for network and service management.




By Telecomlead.com Team
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